Congressman Clyburn Announces Funding for Sixth District Infrastructure and Community Development Projects

Nov 23, 2004

(Washington, DC) - Congressman James E. Clyburn has secured more than $1.6 million for infrastructure and community development projects in the Sixth Congressional District.  The appropriations were included in the Housing and Urban Development section of the Omnibus Bill that passed Congress on Saturday.  The lists of projects include:




Towns of Olar and Govan


To improve current water systems that have been condemned by DHEC

City of Columbia


To set up a revolving loan fund

City of Columbia


For an industrial park

South Sumter Resource Center


To complete structural improvements to its training facility

Five Rivers Community Development Corporation


To acquire a site to provide business training and development to low-to-moderate income aspiring entrepreneurs in Georgetown County



To fund the partnership among the City of Columbia, Lexington & Richland County Councils,  the University of South Carolina, Midlands Technical College and business leaders to promote the growth and development of a knowledge-oriented business economy in Richland and Lexington counties


            "Each of these projects will enhance the quality of life for the communities they serve," Congressman Clyburn said.  "I supported these requests when the recipients brought them to me because I believe in providing opportunities to all my constituents."

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